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Pune Warriors India PWI | IPL 2020 Full Squad

PWI IPL 2020 Full Squad| List of Players and Stats

The Pune Warriors India were a franchise cricket team that represented the city of Pune in the Indian Premier League (IPL). The team was one of two IPL franchises from the Indian state of Maharashtra, the other being Mumbai Indians. It was also one of the two new franchises added to the IPL for the 2011 season, alongside the also-defunct Kochi Tuskers Kerala. The team was owned by Sahara Group Sports Limited, a group company of the Indian business conglomerate Sahara India Pariwar.The team’s home ground was the Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium located in Gahunje, Pune.

Coach: Pravin Amre

Net Worth: Under Review

Owner: Subrata Roy

Home Stadium: DY Patil Stadium (2011),Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium (2012–2013)

Caption Name: Aaron Finch

Tim Paine in the field with his team mate

Players Name: Yuvraj Singh, Sourav Ganguly, Eklavya Dwivedi, James Faulkner, Callum Ferguson,Ganesh Gaikwad, Harpreet Singh, Imtiaz Ahmed, Dheeraj Jadhav,Abhishek Jhunjhunwala,Kamran Khan,Murali Kartik, Harshad Khadiwale, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Nathan McCullum, Mithun Manhas, Mitchell Marsh, Mohnish Mishra, Shrikant Mundhe, Ashish Nehra, Tim Paine, Manish Pandey, Wayne Parnell, Sachin Rana, Jesse Ryder, Rahul Sharma, Graeme Smith, Jerome Taylor, Alfonso Thomas, Robin Uthappa, Shrikant Wagh, Angelo Mathews, Aaron Finch.

History of Pune Warriors India :

On 21 May 2013, Pune Warriors India withdrew from the IPL over financial differences with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) stemming from the valuation of the annual franchise fee it had to pay. Their last match, before pulling out, was on 19 May 2013 against Delhi Daredevils. The franchise was officially terminated by the BCCI five months later, on 26 October 2013.

Bhuvneshwar Kumar with his team member

The team was not successful in their three years in the tournament, finishing second from last in their inaugural season and in their final season and last in 2012. Overall, the team played 46 matches, out of which they won 12 and lost 33 (1 match no-result). The all-time leading run scorer of the side was Robin Uthappa while the all-time leading wicket-taker was Rahul Sharma.

Pune Warriors India  stats by each IPL

2011 League Stage
2012 League Stage

Controversies of Pune Warriors India:

Pune Warriors face a difficult opening match as they kick off their Indian Premier League (IPL) season five campaign against title favourites Mumbai Indians at the Wankhede Stadium on Friday.

Pune “the costliest team in the IPL” had a disappointing first season, losing nine of their 14 games to finish second-from-bottom in 2011. Off-field controversies then dogged the team’s preparations at the start of this year as owners Sahara Group were drawn into a lengthy dispute with the BCCI, which resulted in the team skipping the players’ auction in February. They were also dealt a blow when their captain Yuvraj Singh was diagnosed with cancer. Seeking a replacement for Yuvraj, Pune have made brought in some big names for IPL 5, and the new-look side will be hoping the investment pays off on the field this time around.

Mumbai’s new recruit Richard Levi certainly started on the right note, his 35-ball fifty helping the team to an easy eight-wicket win over defending champions Chennai Super Kings on Wednesday. The bowlers also did their job even as new skipper Harbhajan Singh went wicketless, with Lasith Malinga, Kieron Pollard and Pragyan Ojha each picking up two wickets, while three run-outs – including the crucial one of MS Dhoni – restricted Chennai to a modest total.

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